The Capitol Reef Field Station (CRFS) is operated as a partnership between Capitol Reef National Park (CRNP) and Utah Valley University (UVU) to support learning and research concerning the Colorado Plateau ecosystem. The field station facilitates college level field trips and workshops, which allow students to further understand the processes that shape the region. The program supports geological and biological studies while encouraging the protection of resources and promoting environmental ethics.
The CRFS is used to:
Did You Know?
The Fremont River corridor sports the feathery branches and pink flowers of the tamarisk, an exotic introduced from the Mediterranean in the 1930s. It was brought to the southwest as a river bank stabilizer and is now nearly impossible to control and eliminate, despite on-going eradication efforts.